Settle this Like a Family–1Corinthians 6 part 1

We have to act like family. All families have problems. Some can be extremely serious. But, because we are family, we have to learn to work our issues out among ourselves. We need not air our dirty laundry to the world. I am a lawyer. I am not saying the legal system is wrong. TheContinue reading “Settle this Like a Family–1Corinthians 6 part 1”

A different Look and Expectation 1 Corinthians 5

We are called to be different.  We are to look different, act different and expect different among the family of believers.  In our culture, however, we are told to be tolerant.  The Media portrays selfish and sinful behavior as normal and selfless and Christ focused behavior as odd and judgmental. Even the church culture hasContinue reading “A different Look and Expectation 1 Corinthians 5”

Entering the Fray I Corinthians 4 part 2

Following Christ can take its toll.  When you decide to jump into the fray, you can expect to be attacked.  You can assume the world is going to make fun, attack and completely fail to understand you.  In addition, you can be sure the enemy will do everything to make you ineffective and useless toContinue reading “Entering the Fray I Corinthians 4 part 2”

One Judge Several Contests 1 Corinthians 4 part 1

As in most areas of life, God knows when we judge ourselves and others, we are working with limited knowledge and information.  In my world, it is easy to grant myself a pass for bad attitudes or wrong choices.  I meant well, or, I did not mean to act that way…Still, God has all theContinue reading “One Judge Several Contests 1 Corinthians 4 part 1”

Master Building–I Corinthians 3

Does it matter how we spend our after we begin our journey with God? Absolutely!!! Our focus and attitudes in life as God’s Kid is the building on top of our foundation of eternal life.  We are saved by grace, but still are called to set our hearts and minds on eternal things.(Colossians 3:1-2).  ItContinue reading “Master Building–I Corinthians 3”

A Simple but Difficult Message

God’s message is simple—surrender your burdens, sinful desires, the things that entrap you and follow me.  If you do, you will be blessed, free and have eternal life.  While the message is simple, it is also extremely difficult.  We do not surrender with ease.  We have been raised to be independent and as we haveContinue reading “A Simple but Difficult Message”

A House Divided-1 Corinthians 1 part 2

A house divided cannot stand. A Family at odds with itself is neutralized from having influence. When will we as a family of believers remember that our war is with a world culture that wants to see the church obliterated. The world believes the world would be so much happier, if the followers of ChristContinue reading “A House Divided-1 Corinthians 1 part 2”

Paul, the Mentor

Paul was an amazing author and mentor.  He contributed so much to the early church.  Our understanding of fellowship with our Lord are due largely to his discipleship of the early church.  Paul wanted his disciples to understand that they were provided with everything necessary to humbly walk in fellowship with God and to beContinue reading “Paul, the Mentor”

Remember God While You are Young

Solomon concludes Ecclesiastes with one main thought.  Remember God while you are young because your respect for Him is all that will remain. All the things we do or accomplish, all the efforts we generate to manufacture a certain outcome—all the planning, effort and accumulation will fade as does youth.  In the end, it willContinue reading “Remember God While You are Young”